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On Discovery Channel's "Some Assembly Required," learn about the process of charcoal mellowing and the role it plays in giving Jack Daniels whiskey its flavor.
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Mike Rowe, host of Discovery Channel's series "Dirty Jobs," takes viewers even further into the wine-making process. He cauterizes a bunghole in a barrel so the wine doesn't touch raw wood when being poured out.
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Find out how fermentation transforms molasses into rum in this clip from The Science Channel's "How It's Made."
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There are no seals or nails used in making a barrel. Only wood, heat, water and pressure holds these wine barrels together. Learn more with Mike Rowe, host of "Dirty Jobs" on the Discovery Channel.
Some Assembly Required: Whiskey Maturing
Before being bottled, Jack Daniels whiskey is matured in barrels for 4 to 7 years. In that time, liquids pass in and out of the cracks of the barrel giving it a rich flavor. Learn more about whiskey making on Discovery Channel's "Some Assembly Required."
Some Assembly Required: Barrel Shaping and Charring
The barrel shaping machine tightens the wooden staves, and then they are moved on to the charring process, which is crucial for making Jack Daniels whiskey. Learn more about whiskey making on Discovery Channel's "Some Assembly Required."
Organic Juices from RW Knudsen
Watch this video about organic foods on HowStuffWorks. In 1961, Russell W. Knudsen first bottled his famous brand of juices and over the past four decades has expanded to include a wide variety of organic and natural juices. See how R.W. Knudsen juices work in this video from World Business Review.
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